Jul 21, 2013
TWR This Week's Market Commentary Videos July 21, 2013: Craig Cobb provides an outlook for the week ahead on currency and equity markets.
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Alasdair Macleod: Gold derivative distortions
GoldMoney research director Alasdair Macleod explains tonight how derivatives have diverted gold market demand from real metal into mere paper, suppressing the price, more so when "too big to fail" banks have been shorting. But price suppression, Macleod adds, has increased demand without increasing production, causing a liquidity problem that has seemed to manifest itself in the last few weeks. Macleod's commentary is headlined "Gold Derivative Distortions" and it's posted at GoldMoney here:
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
July 21, 2013
Compiled 04:15 GMT
Compiled 04:15 GMT
By ROD NORDLAND
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The House Edge
By DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI
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By SHARON LaFRANIERE
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By YAVUZ BAYDAR
Media owners' conflicts of interest muffle good journalism.
By JODI RUDOREN
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By ANNE BARNARD
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By LARRY ROHTER
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